Three months of entertainment at South Shields seafront

Sunday concerts at Bents Park

Fabulous FREE concerts across four weekends

  • Free entry
  • No tickets required
  • Gates open approximately 12:45PM

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Availble to buy from 9am on Tue 22 March 2022

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  • £6 per person
  • Under 5s free
  • Gates open approximately 12 noon
  • Guaranteed earlier access into the park
  • Dedicated bar serveries and toilets

Festival Parade

A spectacle of colour, dance and music

  • Sat 2 July
  • 12:30pm - 5pm

The biggest carnival of its kind in the North East, the hugely popular South Tyneside Festival Parade takes place this year on Saturday 2 July.

An afternoon not be missed, and one of the highlights of the region's event calendar.

Join us as the parade makes its way from South Shields Town Hall in the Town Centre to Bents Park on South Shields Seafront, where there will be even more entertainment to enjoy.

Festival parade

Street theatre

  • Sun 3 July
  • 12noon - 3pm

New for our 2022 festival programme!

Giant, moving dinosaur fossils, sea shanties and an interactive circus! Come along and enjoy an afternoon of family friendly entertainment at Sandhaven Promenade, South Shields.

Street theatre

Proms in the park

  • Sun 3 July
  • 3pm - 5pm

A warm welcome for the return of proms in the park…. get ready to enjoy a whole host of classical performances and singers at an open-air concert in the Bents Park, South Shields. Music lovers are invited to bring along their picnics and deck chairs, flags and voices ready for the best sing song in South Tyneside.

Proms in the park

Other events

  • Live Music at the Amphitheatre

    Throughout June

    Find out more
  • Brass Bands at the Amphitheatre

    From June to September

    Find out more
  • Kids Fun Fest

    Throughout August

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  • Music in the Bandstand

    From June to September

    Find out more
  • Summer Parks Entertainment

    Throughout August

    Find out more

Frequently asked questions

Find out more detailed information on the Sunday concerts - including where to go and what to do on the day.

PLEASE NOTE: This includes information for customers who bought tickets for the 2020 festival.

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